Lifeguard/WSI Classes

Do you need a summer job? The Cartersville Parks & Recreation needs summer lifeguards. Lifeguards and Water Safey Instructor classes are offered to all summer staff. You must be 16 years old to apply. We start our hiring process in March. For more information call the Megan Hix, Aquatics Coordinator, 770-607-6527.
  
2016 Lifeguard Fact Sheet 
  
Lifeguard Classes
Have you ever wanted to be a lifeguard? Are you a current lifeguard? The class will include all the skills needed to respond to an emergency in an aquatic environment. Certification will be good for two (2) years, CPR for the Professional Rescuer is included.

Ages: 16 & over

Age control date: April 25, 2016
 
Fee: $150 ($70 for CPRD staff)

Location: Dellinger Park Pool

Registration begins: March 21, 2016 - (limit 20 per session)

Class Dates:
 
   Friday, April 8, 5-9pm
    Saturday, April 9, 8am-6pm
    Sunday, April 10, 8-6pm
    Monday, April 11, 5-9pm
 
Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously and retrieve a 25 pound object from the bottom of the pool (12 feet).
 
 
 
WSI (Water Safety Instructor) Classes
Each year the American Red Cross teaches more than 2 million children and adults to swim. This class trains you how to teach people to swim. After passing this class you will be able to teach: parent and child aquatics, learn to swim levels 1-6, and water safety presentations.

Ages: 16 & over

Age control date: May 1, 2016
 
Fee: $150 ($80 for CPRD staff)

Location: Dellinger Park Pool

Registration begins: March 21, 2016 - (limit 12 per session)

Class Dates:
    Thursday, April 14, 5-10pm 
    Friday, April 15, 5-10pm
    Saturday, April 16, 8am-6pm
    Sunday, April 17, 8am-5pm
    Monday, April 18, 5-10pm
     
Must be able to swim all 4 competitive strokes, and tread water.

2016 Water Safety Instructor Fact Sheet